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I can write a report on Benjamin Franklin


By 1748, Franklin had made enough money to retire from business and concentrate on science and inventing. His inventions included the Franklin stove and the lightning rod. He demonstrated that lightning and electricity are identical with his famous kite experiment. Franklin also became more active in politics. He was clerk of the Pennsylvania Assembly , a member of the Assembly , and deputy postmaster for the Colonies, reorganising the postal service to make it efficient and profitable.He was also involved in many public projects, including founding the American Philosophical Society, a subscription library , in 1751, an academy which later became the famous University of Pennsylvania.

From 1757 to 1774,Benjamin Franklin lived mainly in London where he was the colonial representative for Pennsylvania, Georgia, New Jersey and Massachusetts

He sadly died in Philadelphia on 17 April 1790.

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